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Robert Crozier

  • Birth 13 Oct 1827 Cadiz, Harrison County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 2 Oct 1895 Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 23434

U.S. Senator. He studied law in Carrollton, Ohio, was admitted to the bar in 1848 and was prosecuting attorney of Carroll County, (1848-50). Moving to Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1856, he practiced law and established the Leavenworth Daily Times. He was a member of the Territorial council, (1857-58), appointed US Attorney for the district of Kansas by President Abraham Lincoln, (1861-64), Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court (1864-67) and manager of the First National Bank of Leavenworth. In 1873, he was appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Alexander Caldwell, serving until 1874. Not a candidate for election, he was district judge of the first judicial district of Kansas, (1876-92) and a member of the board of directors of the Kansas Historical Society, (1886-89).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 25 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23434
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Crozier (13 Oct 1827–2 Oct 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23434, citing Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .